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The Red Pony

The Red Pony


by John Steinbeck

The Red Pony Resources


Shmoop Shmoops Steinbeck

Check out our biography of The Red Pony's author.

Nobel What?

Nobel Prize, that’s what. Yep, Steinbeck won it. Not too shabby, no?

National Steinbeck Center

You know you've made it when you have an entire museum dedicated to your life and works.

San Jose State's Center for Steinbeck Studies

This center has it all—a biography, literary criticism, awards, you name it.

The Steinbeck House

Stop by for a spot of tea. We're sure the door's always open.

Movie or TV Productions

The Red Pony, 1949

Starring Robert Mitchum. Never heard of him? Well, we guess Shmoop's showing our years.

The Red Pony TV Movie (1973)

Starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara. What, you've never heard of them, either? Oops.

Articles and Interviews

The Red Pony Movie Review

Before you watch it, make sure you actually want to.

Steinbeck Interviewed by the Locals

Here's an old interview with your new favorite author, from the Cedar Street Times, a local paper for the town of Pacific Grove, which is near Salinas, California.


The Red Pony Trailer

Yes, they had movie trailers in 1949.


Can You Hear Gabilan?

Here's a selection from Aaron Copland's soundtrack. It's pretty upbeat, if you ask Shmoop.


Mr. Steinbeck, Mustachioed

But not bearded. Never bearded.

At the Movies

Coming ages ago, to a theater nowhere near you.

Steinbeck's Abode

Pretty sweet digs, huh?

Home on the Range

Here's a typical ranch in the Salinas Valley. Now all you have to do is imagine the Tiflins living there.

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